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Cardiac Sonographer - Echocardiology

Job ID: 48543
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 0.88
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

You chose to work in healthcare because you want a fulfilling career that will make a difference in others’ lives. If you’re looking for an opportunity to learn and grow in a mission-driven culture with a commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, choose PeaceHealth!

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington is seeking a Cardiac Sonographer - Echocardiology for a Part Time, 0.875 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation is $39.24 - $64.08; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience and/or terms of Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Responsible for performing diagnostic and special procedures ultrasonography in accordance with established policies and procedures. Must use independent judgment in applying knowledge of clinical cardiology, acoustic imaging technology, and problem-solving skills to optimize the echocardiographic evaluation, tailoring and expanding the exam to ensure comprehensiveness and diagnostic accuracy.

Details about the position:

  1. Performs prescribed ultrasound procedures using a variety of equipment to get preliminary echocardiographic measurements. Must be competent at the performance of adult echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and contrast studies.
  2. Must follow department imaging protocols, appropriately acquire all echocardiographic measurements per protocol, create digital preliminary reports for the interpreting physician, and verbally communicate preliminary findings to the interpreting physician when necessary.
  3. Prepare, supply, and equip ultrasound rooms to meet specific cardiologist and physician requirements for procedures.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Graduation from a CAAHEP accredited diagnostic ultrasound program required. A minimum six months full-time cardiac internship strongly preferred.
  • One year experience as cardiac sonographer preferred.
  • ARDMS eligibility, Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) is required; ARDMS PE or ADRMS AE may be considered if working with the specified patient care population and as approved by department leadership.
    • New Graduates have one year to obtain registration through ARDMS, must be ARDMS eligible upon date of hire.
  • Current American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at time of hire.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

Relocating to Bellingham? Here are some reasons why you'll love it:

  • Washington has no state income tax
  • Located 90 minutes north of Seattle and just 30 minutes south of British Columbia, Canada
  • Bellingham offers the perfect combination of endless outdoor recreation activities, strong schools, and a robust art, music and cultural scene
  • Bellingham is surrounded by incredible scenery, from pristine lakes, forests, beaches and mountains--so many opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, snow sports and scenic drives!

For a full description of this position or for questions, contact Andrea, [email protected]

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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